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Another coastal storm could bring significant snow midweek

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Snow will continue into Monday evening, and may become mixed with freezing drizzle at night. "Six-inch amounts (of snow) are possible in some places, especially the elevations near and north of I-78 across northern New Jersey and east central and northeast Pennsylvania", the weather service said. Read More »

South Korea to send special envoys to North for talks

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While in Pyongyang, the envoys are set to meet with North Korean officials, including a dinner reception hosted by the North. In a statement released Sunday from North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, the country accused the U.S. Read More »

UK Asks EU to Support Ambitious Vision and Practice on Brexit

He said: "While of course we will explore..." But tensions over the Irish border issue remain and could hold up agreement, although tripartite talks between the UK, Ireland and the European Commission have been set up to analyse options. "I was being straight with people", the prime minister said after Marr called the speech "blunt". "I think it's important to be straight with people", May said . Read More »

President calls for stronger Việt Nam - India ties

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He said the 21st century becomes the century of the Indian Ocean, Asia and the Pacific only when countries share the same vision for an open area in line with worldwide law with no country and population group being left behind, and strive to maintain overflight, aviation and trade freedom for common prosperity. Read More »

Blitzboks beaten in Las Vegas semi-finals

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US booked a spot in the final with a 19-7 victory where they will face Argentina who stunned defending champions South Africa in the other semi. " Canada and Wales both came out with pretty tough performances so it was good to get those two wins under our belts and we're excited to rest up and go again tomorrow". Read More »

Trump praises China's Xi for consolidating grip on power

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Zhang Yesui, a spokesman for National People's Congress ( NPC ), addresses reporters ahead of China's annual session of parliament at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing , China March 4, 2018. "Xi needs more time to find and train the right successors", he said. China will "advance all aspects of military training and war preparedness, and firmly and resolvedly safeguard national sovereignty, security, and development interests", Premier Li Keqiang told the opening session in an ... Read More »

George Pell arrives at court for historical sexual offences case

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Dozens of Australian and global journalists on Monday joined a queue to cover the case, including representatives of the BBC, CNN, The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal and Swedish National Radio. "The power differentials will create a vast chasm", she tells The New Daily . "It seems unjust that the matter is about them, and they are not represented". Read More »

Budget session of parliament resumes, TMC stages protest

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March 05 ( ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D. Raja and Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Naresh Agarwal on Monday gave adjournment motion notice in the Rajya Sabha over Punjab National Bank fraud (PNB) case. But the government is expected to bring in some other crucial bills meant to deal with bank frauds, among others. The opposition would also press for a debate on a number of contentious matters and important issues confronting the country. Read More »

U.S. embassy in Turkey is closed Monday due to a security threat

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Specific details about the threat, however, were not revealed. "Visa interviews and other routine services are cancelled; applicants will be informed directly of steps to take", the statement read. Turkey has called on Washington to stop working with the YPG, which it views as a "terrorist" group. But the United States has refused to do so. Last month, U.S. Read More »

Guatemala Also Set To Move Embassy to Jerusalem in Spring

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The decision in December by President Donald Trump to transfer the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city of Jerusalem has drawn widespread condemnation, with critics saying it damages hopes for a negotiated Middle East peace. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley visited Guatemala late last month and thanked Morales for his for his support of the US decision. Although Morales avoided impeachment, he failed in an attempt to expel the head of the body, the International Commission ... Read More »

Senate elections: 11 PML-N backed candidates win seats from Punjab

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PML-N becomes the single largest party in Senate ... PML-N won 15 seats including 11 from Punjab and two each from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and federal capital territory. With the party now in control of the senate, the PML-N could change the constitution to allow Sharif to run in this summer's general elections. Qayyum Somroo, a close aide of PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, dashed to Quetta last night along with former deputy speaker of the National Assembly, Faisal Karim Kundi and had ... Read More »

Putin: Russia will never extradite its citizens to US

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US President Donald Trump and the key players of his team have repeatedly denied all suspicions of illegal contacts with Russian officials during the election campaign. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed charges that implicate businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin and 12 staff members of the Internet Research Agency in St. Read More »

China to take actions if USA harms trade relations

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European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday the EU was drawing up retaliatory measures including tariffs on imports of American goods like Harley-Davidson motorcycles, bourbon and blue jeans, if the Trump administration moves forward with its plan. Read More »

Barnaby has doubts about baby's paternity

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Joyce has told friends he and Campion were not "partners" in June-July of 2017, although there was an intimate relationship forming on a "sporadic basis". The scandal led Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to impose a ban on sex between ministers and their staff, in an overhaul of the cabinet code of conduct. Read More »

0-magnitude aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffer from powerful earthquakes. He said the people in the province are in dire need of relief supplies especially food, water and shelter and called on the government to speed up efforts to assist the affected areas. Read More »

KCR plan of non-BJP, non-Cong front a drama: Tgana Congress

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According to sources, Banerjee agreed with KCR that there is a necessity for "qualitative change in the country's politics". President Sharad Pawar and senior leaders spoke to the Telangana chief minister and discussed the possibility of anti BJP and anti Congress front with the amalgamation of the regional parties. Read More »

Toddler dies after shoe store mirror falls on her

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Ifrah Siddique was rushed to the hospital where she eventually died from her injuries, according to a spokesperson from the Clayton County Fire Department. That's bad. Really bad'. He says this unsecured mirror suddenly fell on her. Payless officials told Fox 5 the company is " devastated " by the accident and are "fully cooperating with authorities" during the investigation. Read More »

Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder retires from worldwide football

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The 33-year-old, who now plays in Qatar with Al-Gharafa, made the decision after speaking with new Oranje boss Ronald Koeman , who told Sneijder that he wants to bring through new talent. With ageing veterans including Sneijder and Arjen Robben in the squads, ex-Everton chief Koeman has decided it's time for a completely new look. On November 14 past year against Romania in Bucharest he played his last global, also under Advocaat. Read More »

Communities pick up pieces as deadly nor'easter recedes

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The storm strengthened rapidly Friday , undergoing what's known as bombogenesis or "bombing out", when a low-pressure system drops 24 millibars in 24 hours. The strong winds could bring down trees and power lines, especially in York and Cumberland counties. The Weather Channel reported that though flooding in Boston fell short of record levels, life threatening floods are still possible Saturday . Read More »

Committee to mull West Virginia teacher pay hike

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The three unions representing the educators announced their decision Saturday after the Senate voted to lower the raise to 4 percent. The 4 percent raise would cost $17 million less than the 5 percent hike, the senators said. Heater Reed, also a teacher from Oklahoma City, said teachers in the state were "to the point where we have no other option" but to strike. The Senate's vote came as the teachers' strike rolled into its second weekend. Read More »

Three men charged following Leicester explosion that killed five people

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They have been questioned by detectives since Wednesday following last Sunday's blast in Hinckley Road, Leicester, which reduced a two-storey flat and the mini supermarket below it to rubble. Police have not publicly identified the cause of the blast and have declined to comment on media reports that the explosion may have been linked to an illegal alcohol distillery. Read More »

Costs, consequences of a global trade war

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Ross, who said he expected them to go into effect in the coming week, played down the impact on the U.S. economy of retaliatory measures. During the 2016 campaign, Trump often said he planned to use the White House to focus squarely on what he viewed as trade imbalances caused by China and Mexico, but the moves he's threatened in the past week would likely have little impact on them. Read More »

North Korean envoy, in South, opens door to US talks

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Trump delivered a personal message to President Moon from President Trump about today's North Korea related sanctions announcement at a small meeting at the Blue House, ' the White House said. "If tension on the Korean peninsula escalates into a brink of war due to the USA reckless actions, all the catastrophic consequences resulting therefrom will be borne by the United States ", said the statement which was attributed to a Foreign Ministry spokesman. Read More »

Main suspects released from prison after questioning in Netanyahu corruption case

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The first case revolved around Netanyahu allegedly receiving cigars and gifts from Hollywood producers totaling $283,000 - the Israeli prime minister reportedly smokes $5000 worth of cigars a month. In the newest investigation, known as Case 4000, police allege that the owners of Bezeq Israel Telecom provided favourable coverage of Netanyahu and his wife on a news website they controlled in return for favours from communications regulators. Read More »

Messi hits 600th career goal in Barca win over Atletico

Nou Camp will host the showdown. BARCELONA have the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of the La Liga table. "The points are important for what they could mean and [also] to stop the gap being cut even more". At the Camp Nou this season, Ernesto Valverde's have won 10 of 12 games. In La Liga this season, the duo has combined for 42 of Barcelona's 68 goals. Read More »

Syrian regime gains ground in Eastern Ghouta

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The spokesman for the rebel Jaish al-Islam group, writing on Twitter, said government forces had mounted a failed attempt to storm a nearby area, al-Rayhan, but did not mention al-Shayfouniya. "The convoy to east Ghouta is not able to proceed today", the official said, adding that the United Nations and its humanitarian partners "remain on standby to deliver desperately needed assistance as soon as conditions allow". Read More »

Killed In Kashmir, Army Says Were Aiding Terrorist Also Shot Dead

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The security forces gunned down one militant in retaliatory firing, while the entire area was cordoned off by the defence personnel. According to reports, a joint mobile vehicle check post (MVCP) near Pohan was attacked when the security forces signalled a auto to stop in Shopian , but it did not. Read More »

Egypt top court clears Saudi island transfer

The head of Prince Mohammed's office, Bader al-Asaker, tweeted that the prince's plane was escorted by Egyptian fighter jets when it entered Egypt's airspace. Following the signing of the deal, widespread protests broke out across Egypt. Saudi and Egyptian officials say the islands belong to the kingdom and were only under Egyptian control because Riyadh had asked Cairo in 1950 to protect them. Read More »

Cardiff terror plot: How teenager planned to attack city

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In November of a year ago, Gunton was found guilty of planning the foiled attack, which was set to take place just weeks after an Islamic State-inspired bombing claimed more than 20 lives at Ariana Grande's May 22nd concert in Manchester, England. Read More »

Iran to talk on missile programme if Europe, US destroy nukes

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Iran can not remain indifferent to moves aimed at equipping neighboring countries with arms on a daily basis, he added, emphasizing that Iran is a "big and the most important country in the region". Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri said on Saturday that the primary condition for possible global negotiations on Iran's missiles is the destruction of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles that the United States and European nations have. Read More »